Tag: Hospital

Cots, slings still only option to shift patients to hospital in Koraput

Koraput: Despite tall claims of Odisha government about its efforts to provide basic healthcare facilities to tribals living in remote locations, patients continue to be shifted to hospitals in cots and slings in Koraput district. For the residents of Turli village under Narayanpatna block, such traditional methods are the only source to shift critical patients […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha man performs black magic in hospital to cure wife

  Angul: Still some people tend to choose superstition over medical science and no matter how surprising it may be in this age, such incidents keep on surfacing in Odisha. In one such incident, a man brought a black magician to the district headquarters hospital in Angul today to heal her wife’s snake-bite wound. The […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Doctor donates blood to save woman in Odisha

Koraput: Staying true to the Hippocratic Oath in which a doctor pledges to uphold the highest ethical standards that their profession demands, Bhupati Bhusan Jena, a medicine specialist in Koraput District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) has set an example. According to reports, one Mani Golari (27) of Doraguda village of Boipariguda tehsil in the district was […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Outsiders instigating protests at Therubali plant: IMFA

  Rayagada: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) officials on Tuesday stated that ‘outsiders’ are instigating locals and threatening their employees to join agitation at its plant in Therubali of Rayagada district. The plant employees and their families are now in a state of worry and scared as agitators have locked up the nearby […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Veteran Ollywood actress Parbati Ghosh passes away

Bhubaneswar: Veteran Odia cine actress, producer and director Parbati Ghosh passed away after pro-longed illness here late last night. She was 85. A national award winning actress, Ghosh, who was ailing for some time and complained of uneasiness, was being rushed to a city based private hospital at around 12.30 am Sunday night when she […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Infants continue to fall prey to traditional healers in Odisha

Keonjhar/Angul: Blame it on the crumbling public health infrastructure or lack of awareness, infants in Odisha continue to be at the receiving end of superstitious practices of getting branded with hot objects. In Keonjhar district, an eighteen day infant battled for his life but eventually succumbed to burn injuries at the hospital after he was […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Newborn girl found abandoned on temple premises

Kendrapara: Various awareness campaigns on protection of girl child seem to be futile as reports of newborn baby girls being abandoned are hugging headlines every other day. In yet another such incident, a newborn, believed by locals to be one or two-day old, was found abandoned at a temple near Chandapur in Kendrapara district today. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Class X girl injured after ceiling fan falls on her

Dhenkanal: A 15-year-old class-X girl sustained critical head injuries after a ceiling fan fell on her in the classroom at Sulakhyana Devi Girls’ High School here in the town today. Critically injured Mili Sethy has been admitted to District Headquarters Hospital. “Soon after the prayer, students were waiting for the class teacher while the incident […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
VIMSAR row: No breakthrough at meeting convened by legislator Raseswari

Burla: Stalemate over the VIMSAR row continues as a meeting convened by Sambalpur legislator Raseswari Panigrahi and attended by all parties on Monday evening did not reach any conclusion. A unanimous decision could not be taken at the meeting attended by VIMSAR director Prof Ashwini Pujahari, superintendent, Sambalpur Collector, SP and representatives of medical students. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Class X student writes to PM for a 108 ambulance

Kendrapara: Requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to facilitate sending a 108 vehicle to Kalamada Sasan village, Class X student Subhasis Mallick has sought the PM’s intervention to get his grandmother admitted to a hospital. In a letter to Modi, Subhasis mentioned that due to lack of road connectivity he could not avail the 108 free […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
ransomware attack
Govt gears up to handle WannaCry Ransomware cyber-attack

Berhampur/Bhubaneswar: Hours after ransomware cyber-attack was detected at the Berhampur City Hospital’s information management system, the attack was also reported today at the Purusottampur hospital with the affected computer screen showing the ‘WannaCry’ message. Though initially errors occurred in three computers at the office of the Purusottampur hospital, two could be restored after anti-virus software […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bonda woman
Bonda woman gets back her money from 'tainted' doc

Malkangiri: The gynaecologist at the district headquarters hospital, who was shifted two days ago to the CDMO office for allegedly taking bribe from a Bonda (tribal) woman, has returned the amount to the victim in presence of Chief District Medical Officer, relatives of the victim said today. “Doctor Nirmal Nayak had taken Rs 3500 from […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Sambalpur hospital infant theft
Sambalpur hospital newborn theft: Authorities dismiss 2 security guards

Sambalpur: Two days after a newborn child was stolen from Sadar hospital here, two security guards were dismissed by the hospital authorities for negligence in duty. On the other hand the hospital authorities are still unable to know the whereabouts of the child. The movements of a suspected woman captured in the CCTV camera of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bus accident
11 dead, 30 injured as Bhubaneswar-Hyderabad bus falls off a bridge in AP

Vijayawada/Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, 11 passengers including 2 from Odisha were killed and more than 30 injured when Hyderabad bound private bus from Bhubaneswar, met with an accident at Mulapadu under Telugunchi panchayat near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on National Highway-16 in the wee hours today. While the bus driver and the helper among […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Koraput bus mishap
1 dead, 12 hurt in bus mishap in Jeypore

Jeypore: One person was killed and 12 others were seriously injured in a bus accident at Jeypore in Koraput district on late last night. The injured passengers have been admitted at Jeypore Subdivisional hospital. According to sources, the bus was travelling from Visakhapatnam to Malkangiri, when suddenly the driver lost control of the bus and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021